Rio Carnival: What you need to know before visiting the Sambadrome

Rio Carnival: What you need to know before visiting the Sambadrome

What is the Sambadrome at Rio Carnival? The Sambadrome at Rio Carnival is definitely an event during Carnival not to be missed. It’s an impressive spectacle that draws in thousands of people each night, allowing samba schools from across Brazil to show off their best…

10 things you need to know about Rio de Janeiro Carnival

10 things you need to know about Rio de Janeiro Carnival

Where do you even start when it comes to planning Rio de Janeiro Carnival? Do you even have to plan for Carnival? What should you take with you? There are a lot of things to think of when planning your first trip to Rio. I…

Where should you stay in Rio for Carnival?

Where should you stay in Rio for Carnival?

To make sure you get the most out of your time during Carnival, I have to tell you about the best place to stay in Rio for Carnival and why this incredible festival is one I’ll never forget. Rio Carnival is one of Brazil’s most…

The Galápagos Islands: booking last minute cruises

The Galápagos Islands: booking last minute cruises

“Show us your tattoo of a penguin riding a unicycle wearing a top hat Mark!!”, we chanted in sync, as we conquered towers of beer in a John Lennon themed bar in the capital of Ecuador. Meanwhile my good friend Mark Todd went on to…